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Caseload Rises In Odisha, New Infections Surge In Kalahandi District
Caseload Rises In Odisha, New Infections Surge In Kalahandi District

Odisha saw a sharp jump in daily COVID-19 cases today with Kalahandi reporting as many as 57 new cases in the last 24 hours.

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Gauhar Khan Spotted Emphasizing  COVID19-Appropriate Behavior
Gauhar Khan Spotted Emphasizing COVID19-Appropriate Behavior

Bollywood actress & model Gauhar Khan was recently spotted by the paparazzi with her husband Zaid Darbar in Mumbai. Gauhar was seen maintaining safe social distance from the media and even offering sanitizer to the paparazzi as they interacted with her.

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Elephant Carcass Found In Odisha Forests, Dept Suspects Viral Infection As Cause Of Death
Elephant Carcass Found In Odisha Forests, Dept Suspects Viral Infection As Cause Of Death

A decomposed carcass of a female elephant was found at Ranibania Reserve Forest under Khutnuni Range in Athagarh Forest Division on Tuesday (March 30). Even though the exact reason of the death of the pachyderm is yet to be ascertained, the forest department suspects it died due to a viral infection.

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Odisha: VSSUT Student Alleges Ragging By Seniors; Probe Begins
Odisha: VSSUT Student Alleges Ragging By Seniors; Probe Begins

Ragging allegations surface yet again in Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT)! A second year student of VSSUT alleged that he was ragged by his seniors inside the varsity campus.

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Sensitive Data Of 10 Crore MobiKwik Users Allegedly LEAKED! Company Refutes
Sensitive Data Of 10 Crore MobiKwik Users Allegedly LEAKED! Company Refutes

After reports emerged that hackers have allegedly leaked sensitive data of around 10 crore MobiKwik users and put them up for sale on the darkweb, mobile payments and digital wallet company MobiKwik has refuted the claims of data breach and said it would get a third-party forensic data security audit done.

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Row Over Passenger Falling Off Mo Bus: CCTV Footage Provides Inside View From Bus
Row Over Passenger Falling Off Mo Bus: CCTV Footage Provides Inside View From Bus

Following a row over the allegations that a passenger was pushed out of the moving public transport bus operating under the ‘Mo Bus’ services, a purported CCTV footage from inside the concerned bus has emerged showing the details of what exactly transpired.

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Sex Racket Busted In Bhubaneswar Apartment, 4 Arrested
Sex Racket Busted In Bhubaneswar Apartment, 4 Arrested

The Commissionerate Police busted a sex racket running in an apartment in Laxmisagar area of Bhubaneswar on Tuesday night. During the raid, the police rescued two women from Kendrapara and Puri. Police also nabbed two persons identified as customers.

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#HeatWave In Odisha: IMD Issued Orange Warning For 21 Districts
#HeatWave In Odisha: IMD Issued Orange Warning For 21 Districts

  Heatwave is likely to intensify due to which the regional centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar has issued orange warning for 21 district of Odisha till April 2.

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Bhubaneswar Boils As Mercury Breaks All-Time Record
Bhubaneswar Boils As Mercury Breaks All-Time Record

Bhubaneswar broke the all-time record as the capital city boiled under sweltering heat today. According to the regional office of the India Meteorological Department, Bhubaneswar set a new record for the Month of March after recording maximum temperature of 44.2 degrees Celsius.

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Rama Devi Women’s University Lecturer Tests Positive For COVID-19
Rama Devi Women’s University Lecturer Tests Positive For COVID-19

Amid rising cases of COVID-19, a lecturer of Rama Devi Women's University tested positive for the virus on Wednesday (March 31).

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Odisha Releases COVID-19 Guidelines For April 2021
Odisha Releases COVID-19 Guidelines For April 2021

With the state witnessing an uptrend in daily cases of COVID-19, the Odisha government on Wednesday issued fresh set of guidelines for effective control of novel-coronavirus infections. The guidelines will be in force in the state from April 1 to April 30.

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Odisha: Policeman In Bhadrak Booked For Misbehaving With Undertrial’s Wife

Bhadrak: In a bizarre incident, a police Havaldar from Bhandaripokhari police station was held captive by residents of Khadisinga village in the district for allegedly misbehaving with the wife of a person who had been arrested recently. The policeman, identified as Harmohan, was later handed over to the police station where an FIR has been […]

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People Throng Odisha’s Jajpur After Shiva Lingam, Temple Remains Surface In Baitarini River #Watch

Jajpur: Dasarathpur village of Jajpur district witnessed a footfall of thousands of people after the remains of a Shiva shrine were found in the Baitarani river here on Tuesday. The remains of the temple and an ancient lingam were reportedly found near the Siddheshwar Temple in the locality. As per reports, the top portion of […]

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BJP MPs Seek Union Minister Piyush Goyal's Intervention Over Paddy Procurement Issues In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In an all-out attack against the Odisha government, a delegation of BJP MPs from Odisha led by Union Minister of Petroleum and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday accused the ruling-BJD of misleading the farmers on issues of paddy procurement. Pradhan, who led the team from the State and met the Union Consumer Affairs, Food […]

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Odisha: Pipili Bypoll Date Announced

Bhubaneswar: The byelection to the Assembly constituency of Pipili has been announced. The Election Commission of India has declared that the bypoll to the Pipili segment will be held on April 17. As per a notification released by the ECI, the gazette notification for the byelections to Pipili and 13 other Assembly constituencies in other […]

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